17 Oct '12, 5pm

Blue Bottle $20m Sale & Ensuing Media Bonanza @oliverstrand @dailycoffeenews @techcrunch @bluebottlejames @wsj #bonanza

Blue Bottle $20m Sale & Ensuing Media Bonanza @oliverstrand @dailycoffeenews @techcrunch @bluebottlejames @wsj #bonanza

A few days ago, pioneering media gossip rag TechCrunch (founded in the early 2000s, sold to AOL in 2010 for $25 million) broke the story that Blue Bottle Coffee had “raised close to 20 million” thanks to investment from the adventure capitalists at True Ventures and Index Ventures. Here’s the SEC filing form for you to go over with your lawyer friend – it basically says that a fellow named Bryan Meehan is now the president and CEO of Blue Bottle, as part of a group of investors who now own a controlling stake in the company. Oliver Strand calls Mr. Meehan. Drama, right? Only sort of. Oliver Strand, whose business reporting is the journalistic equivalent of a sure-footed billy goat, breaks down the deets over on the NYT Diner’s Journal : Mr. Meehan is the Dublin-born entrepreneur behind Fresh & Wild, a London chain of organic markets sold to Whole Foods in 2004, and Nude Sk...

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